Movies that are like Borstal Boy

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Borstal Boy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 91 min.
Style: disturbing, serious, touching, realistic, gloomy, based on memoir
Plot: coming of age, ira, innocence lost, teenage love, school, teenage life, boarding school, society, youth, friendship, gay, politics, clergy, boarding school life, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, love and romance, power relations, reform, amateur theater, house painter, reformatory, irish republican army, british flag, shackles, combing hair, wrestling match, nightstick, labor camp, landmine, hayloft, fake breasts, tolerance, dining hall, police siren, curtain call, theatre production, mail, spit in face, playwright, communist, gate, prize, alarm clock, prison guard, pow, gay love, rugby, porn magazine, male rape, librarian, rabbi, star of david, military uniform, boxing match, male male kiss, sodomy, camp, burial, power struggle, salute, segregation, digging, kleptomania, dormitory, overalls, grandmother grandson relationship, traitor, donkey, bunk bed, shovel, capture, anti semitism, crotch grab, english, sailor, imprisonment, costume, prison escape, rapist, drag, gay teenager, bullying, dynamite, barbed wire, barn, irish, soccer, bare feet, whispering, british, navigator, writing, orphanage, smuggling, theft, chains, boat, drawing, hanging
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, ireland
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 8.5
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Drama, Romance
UK
659 min.
 8.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and melancholic films with plots including kiss, friendship, youth, coming of age, sex, cigarette smoking and friend themes mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Borstal Boy: Full Speed (1996), Maurice (1987), Angela's Ashes (1999), Flirting (1991), You Are Not Alone (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Full Speed
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, sexual
Plot: coming out, coming of age, best friends, gays and lesbians, romance, friendship, sexual relations, singleness, teenage love, racism, tragic love, unfulfilled love, youth, betrayal, teenage life, youth gang, adolescence, love triangle, twentysomething life, gender, love and romance, couples, politics, friends, society, unfulfillment, lifestyle, gay cruising, gay club, gay, gay kiss, homosexuality, gay slur, cotton candy, tolerance, bleeding, punching bag, personal ad, sadness, mud, saying goodbye, worm, dance club, game, dj, shame, speed, butcher, oath, head injury
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, new york, algeria, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   84%
 
 7.7
 13K
Maurice
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Style: touching, clever, serious, realistic, romantic, heartbreaking, sentimental, melancholic, sexy, erotic, breathtaking, talky, light, scenic, sexual, intense, sweet
Plot: gay, coming of age, romance, british, homosexuality, male nudity, period piece, friendship, drinking, love story, love, literature, fall in love, relationships, happy ending, gays and lesbians, adaptation, beautiful scenery, rebellion, loneliness, college life, college, censorship, gender, sexuality, unlikely friendships, love and romance, destiny, death, mentor, gay relationship, sacrifice, pornography, prejudice, society, catastrophe, women, youth, secrets, dialogue, obsession, culture clash, tragedy, couples, life & death, runaway, aids, idealism, couple relations, transformation
Time: 19th century, 1910s, victorian, 20th century, 1900s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, campus, london, buenos aires argentina, argentina, italy, greece, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   100%
 
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 7.3
 18K
Angela's Ashes
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 145 min.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic, dramatic, gloomy, disturbing, sincere, depressing, harsh, bleak, sad, heartbreaking, intense, compassionate, humorous, melancholic
Plot: irish, poverty, childhood, prejudice, storytelling, drinking, coming of age, death, drugs/alcohol, children, catholicism, book, hospital, survival, human nature, adaptation, depression, parents and children, family, literature, urban ghetto, rich and poor, life is a bitch, life, catastrophe, mentor, urban, dysfunctional family, judaism, brutality, society, multiple storylines, culture clash, brothers, justice, youth, life philosophy, beautiful scenery, family relations, tragedy, unemployment, runaway, destiny, power relations, redemption, betrayal, alcohol abuse, guilt, social decay, pornography
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s
Place: ireland, europe, usa, new york, boston, england, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   87%
 
 7.3
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Flirting
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, romantic, sweet, uplifting, melancholic, interesting, bleak, talky, sexy, witty, harsh, sincere, disturbing, light, suspense
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, school, romance, love, friendship, adolescence, bullying, teenager, male nudity, sex, social misfits, coming-of-age, race issues, relationships, opposites attract, mentor, self discovery, brutality, obsession, runaway, pornography, dialogue, childhood, storytelling, love story, loneliness, forbidden love, college, honest, australian, drinking, unlikely friendships, character study, high school, interracial relations, stereotypes, british, nudity (topless - notable), parents and children, nerds, tragedy, culture clash, gunfight, teenagers, social differences, women, nudity (full frontal - brief), catastrophe, sexualized violence
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1965
Place: australia, uganda, kenya, africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   81%
 
You Are Not Alone
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, sexual
Plot: coming of age, school, friendship, gays and lesbians, romance, parents and children, teenage life, friends, love and romance, youth, young lovers, boarding school life, gender, couples, family relations, lifestyle, male nudity, boarding school, teenage boy, gay teenager, first love, gay kiss, homosexuality, teacher student relationship, homosexual, father son relationship, boys' school, porn magazine, masturbation, shower, teacher, kiss, student, gay relationship, coming out, climbing out a window, gay, underwear, dormitory, filmmaking, long hair, watching a movie, guitar, bow and arrow, classroom, accident, beach, swimming, pubic hair, gay slur
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   77%
 
Another Country
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, romance, gender, boarding school, love and romance, gay, society, politics, youth, couples, gays and lesbians, golden years, espionage, couple relations, gay relationship, social differences, boarding school life, double agent, restraint, boys' choir, discipline, watching someone, dark glasses, empire, fascist, sherry, collaboration, caning, scotch whiskey, capitalism, boys' school, colonialism, british army, syphilis, dying during sex, communist, school expulsion, climbing through a window, preparatory school, gate, infamy, private school, british military, villa, fame, fraternity, corporal punishment, young love, gay sex, exile
Time: 80s, year 1983, 1930s
Place: england, europe, russia, britain, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   87%
 
 6.8
 16K
Kidulthood
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, captivating, tense, gloomy, ambiguous ending, slang, tragic ending, surprise ending
Plot: crime, gang, drugs/alcohol, hip hop, school, juvenile delinquency, down on your luck, pregnancy, teenage life, urban ghetto life, bullying, gun, criminal heroes, crimes, society, friendship, teenage love, youth, social decay, life is a bitch, coming of age, drug dealing, ghetto, survival, adolescence vs adulthood, kids in trouble, danger, love and romance, social relations, friends, theft, hardcase students, street kid, classmates, young people, city life, social misfits, dedicated educator, gangsters, innocence lost, urban, misfit, lifestyle, high school life, high school, black british, face wound, upside down view, nymphomaniac, self centeredness
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   68%
 
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 7.7
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If....
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Style: surreal, disturbing, serious, biting, enigmatic, realistic, satirical, talky, witty, reflective, harsh, absurd, melancholic, stylized, bleak, cerebral, colourful, atmospheric, brutal, cynical, ironic, sexual, intellectual
Plot: boarding school, rebellion, school, surrealism, violence, adolescence, existentialism, teacher, coming of age, drinking, friendship, motorcycle, new wave, violent, buddies, brutality, social misfits, childhood, runaway, british, social satire, bullying, innocence lost, loneliness, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, brainwashing, rebelliousness, censorship, distopia, vengeance, teachers and students, insanity, dreams, weapons, boarding school life, imagination, fantasy world, youth, sexualized violence, adaptation, gunfight, teenage life, culture clash, morality, pornography, art, catastrophe, surveillance
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   86%
 
North Sea Texas
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, gay, village, first love, unfulfillment, youth, single parent, gays and lesbians, innocence lost, obsession, parents and children, unfulfilled love, village life, lgbt teen, lgbt, dull life, gender, love and romance, family relations, social relations, daydreamer, mutual masturbation, caught in the act, gay love, male male kiss, sexual awakening, teenage love, teenage crush, first gay sexual experience, gay teenager, closeted homosexual, homosexual, gay kiss, beauty queen, secret love, 18 year old, teenage sexuality, homoeroticism, male masturbation, boy girl relationship, 15 year old, gay crush, 17 year old, orgasm, sexual tension, 14 year old, teenage boy, male nudity, pajamas
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: belgium, europe, flanders, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   63%
 
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XXY
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain, France
Duration: 86 min.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, disturbing, psychological, ambiguous ending
Plot: coming of age, youth, transsexual, gays and lesbians, village, small town, innocence lost, sexual abuse, parents and children, suburbs, sexual relations, family in crisis, gender bending, teenage love, eccentric family, gender, small town life, transsexuality, suburban life, teenage life, love and romance, society, couples, family relations, village life, life is a bitch, misfit, family problems, homosexual, social relations, identity crisis, rainy, sexual exploration, treatment, merciless, sexual identity, sexuality, lifestyle, marine biologist, sea turtle, washing hair, remote, gender identity, plastic surgeon, docks, thunderstorm, androgyny, biologist, service station, fishing village
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, uruguay, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   61%
 
The Run of the Country
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, sentimental, realistic, emotional, melancholic, touching, harsh, brutal, talky, reflective, enigmatic, surreal, heartbreaking, cerebral
Plot: coming of age, romance, death, irish, single parent, teenager, innocence lost, pornography, relationships, weapons, parents and children, village, coming-of-age, death in the family, brutality, drinking, male nudity, family in crisis, culture clash, village life, workplace, childhood, strained relationship, classic car, bullying, storytelling, adaptation, youth, politics, mentor, family problems, catastrophe, psychiatry, writer's life, teenage life, rebellion, wartime, school, aging, fantasy world, fall in love, surveillance, environment, family relations, dialogue, nudity (topless - notable), censorship, distopia, father daughter relationship, lesbian
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   74%
 
 7.1
 9K
Priest
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Style: touching, serious, disturbing, realistic, sexual, thought provoking, reflective, tense, melancholic, compassionate, intense, sincere, dramatic, emotional, sexy, enigmatic, interesting, harsh, talky, clever
Plot: gay, sexual abuse, incest, catholicism, homosexuality, religion, guilt, male nudity, gays and lesbians, sex, conservative, relationships, father daughter relationship, moral dilemma, redemption, god, loneliness, religions or cults, pornography, sexuality, secrets, love, gender, twists & turns, censorship, women, life is a bitch, hopes, idealism, culture clash, catholic priest, church, abuse, girl, faith, secret, obsession, sexualized violence, storytelling, society, brutality, clergy, christianity, catastrophe, prejudice, runaway, humanity, betrayal, introspection, mentor
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, liverpool, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   67%
 
The Heart of Me
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, emotional, sentimental, touching, clever
Plot: infidelity, romance, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, haunted by the past, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, society, pregnancy, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, betrayal, couple relations, siblings relations, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, clown makeup, blizzard, mother in law son in law relationship, casualty of war, forgiveness, marital rape, air raid, landlady, aunt nephew relationship, newborn baby, telegram, brother in law sister in law relationship, romantic rivalry, heart attack, fireworks, marital separation, kite, suicide attempt, shaving, poetry, breakfast in bed, maid, death of husband, loneliness, miscarriage, illness, aunt niece relationship, new year's eve, childbirth, engagement, gardening
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   71%
 
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Fit
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching, educational film
Plot: gays and lesbians, coming of age, coming out, high school, teenage life, gender, youth, dedicated educator, teachers and students, teenage love, power relations, gay teenager, teen angst, biracial, gay crush, gay bashing, dance teacher, bullying, bully, gay teacher, teacher student relationship, leotard, closeted homosexual, gay son, gay friend, gay brother, gay asian, dance class, bisexual, gay athlete, holding hands, interracial adoption, friendship between boys, friendship between girls, soccer, hugging, support group, gay, homosexuality, lesbian interest, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, lesbian, adoption, gay slur, brother brother relationship, crying, friendship, dancing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   53%
 
Love in Thoughts
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Style: serious, sexual, stylized, realistic, rough, disturbing
Plot: love triangle, friendship, poet, romance, artists and showbiz, friends, crimes, lake, suicide, pistol, student, love and romance, society, youth, best friends, gays and lesbians, court case, sibling relationship, summer, teenage crush, incest, celebration, betrayal, gender, weekend, bohemian life, lifestyle, bisexuality, bisexual, murder by shooting, summer house, classmate classmate relationship, straight edge razor, pointing a gun at someone, death by shooting, horoscope, trespassing, absinthe, field, manipulative behavior, manipulative person, camera shot of bare feet, rowing, defloration, playing guitar, abandoned building, fortune telling, 19 year old, prison guard, drumming
Time: 20s, 20th century, post world war one, 1920s, pre world war two
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   65%
 
 6.7
 4K
Come Undone
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Style: sexual, emotional, serious, sentimental, reflective, melancholic, sincere, realistic, enigmatic, touching, breathtaking, bleak, meditative, artsy, harsh, art house, erotic, gloomy, sexy, non-linear, depressing, talky, intellectual, lyrical, light
Plot: gay, depression, coming of age, romance, male nudity, dysfunctional family, suicide attempt, hospital, innocence lost, loneliness, relationships, pornography, drinking, fall in love, death, marriage, solitude, gays and lesbians, french, beach, couple relations, love, brutality, parents and children, storytelling, beautiful scenery, writers, sexual relations, catastrophe, coming out, teenage life, culture clash, love story, gender, finnish, obsession, love and romance, coming-of-age, youth, relationship problems, male friendship, gay relationship, summer vacation, art, childhood, betrayal, couples, existentialism, family relations, parallel universe
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   45%
 
 7.6
 210K
The Reader
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Style: sexual, gloomy, serious, heartbreaking, dramatic, realistic, emotional, bleak, melancholic, intense, reflective, compassionate, intellectual, touching, interesting, psychological
Plot: romance, guilt, german, genocide, nazi, jewish, holocaust, coming of age, justice, prison, trial, male nudity, morality, friendship, death, unlikely couple, nazis, jews, love affair, literature, mentor, secrets, betrayal, sexual relations, love story, relationships, haunted by the past, tragedy, storytelling, idealism, wartime, older woman younger man relationship, moral ambiguity, adaptation, childhood, redemption, complex characters, against humanity, runaway, war crime, female prisoner, sex, adolescence, pornography, beautiful scenery, sacrifice, culture clash, love, unlikely friendships, flashbacks
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1990s, year 1958, year 1995, year 1980, year 1966, 1960s, 1940s
Place: germany, israel, europe, poland, hamburg germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   45%
 
 7.7
 107K
This Is England
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, tense, emotional, disturbing, touching, gloomy, serious, harsh, melancholic, rough, captivating, brutal, sincere, intense, reflective, interesting, depressing, atmospheric, dramatic, bloody, stylized
Plot: racism, skinhead, coming of age, violence, innocence lost, childhood, adolescence, friendship, bullying, brainwashing, prejudice, drinking, school, gang, storytelling, youth, punk, juvenile delinquency, realism, drugs/alcohol, vandalism, gangs, violent, brutality, unlikely friendships, mentor, visceral, loneliness, working class, british, coming-of-age, urban, complex characters, teenage life, political, foul language, fascism, redemption, honest, runaway, teenager, tragedy, xenophobia, dialogue, pornography, idealism, betrayal, culture clash, drugs, depression
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, woodstock, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   46%
 
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The Life of Jesus
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Style: bleak, serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: immigrants, down on your luck, racism, unemployment, teenage life, working class, aids, epilepsy, dull life, society, youth, coming of age, buddies, gang, unsimulated sex, alienation, contests and competitions, innocence lost, interracial relations, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, friends, couples, family relations, female nudity, pubic hair, welfare, burn scar, french fries, forgiveness, penetration, skinhead, marching band, explicit sex, dance, kicking, caretaker, bird cage, racial prejudice, uniform, drummer, poster, obscene finger gesture, motorcycle gang, heat, amusement park, arab, motorcycle, fat girl, belief in heaven
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   47%
 
Dancing at Lughnasa
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: talky, serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic, touching, melancholic, harsh, light, enigmatic, intense, emotional, clever
Plot: irish, family life, dancing, relationships, adultery, teacher, human nature, marriage, radio, drinking, bus, sisters, parents and children, family, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, factory, village, love and romance, mentor, dialogue, motorcycle, boy, youth, family relations, culture clash, social relations, multiple storylines, catastrophe, dance, golden years, storytelling, siblings relations, down on your luck, sister, sibling relationship, life philosophy, family drama, runaway, village life, women, love, vengeance, parenthood, destiny, family bonds, fantasy world, brutality, loneliness, gunfight
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: ireland, africa, europe, spain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   52%
 
The Best of Youth
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 366 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental, epic, serious, dramatic, melancholic, captivating, earnest, compassionate, enigmatic, reflective, sincere, breathtaking, cerebral, talky, heartbreaking, sad, meditative, bleak, atmospheric, intellectual
Plot: idealism, psychiatry, mental illness, hospital, society, death, politics, friendship, siblings relations, tragedy, sacrifice, destiny, storytelling, relationships, complex characters, romance, family life, beautiful scenery, family drama, life, childhood, life philosophy, brothers, loneliness, character study, courage, dishonesty, aging, political, culture clash, life & death, natural disaster, hopes, multiple storylines, ethnic conflict, secrets, honest, family, greed, law enforcement, magic realism, catastrophe, love and romance, state affairs, unfulfillment, couples, political corruption, family relations, family conflict, career
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, year 1968, year 1974, year 1980, year 1966, 2000s, 1990s
Place: italy, europe, lebanon, palermo italy, oxford university, netherlands, florence italy, beirut lebanon, sicily, denmark, norway, sweden, palestine, israel, new york, rome italy, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   53%
 
 6.1
 205
Moondance
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Style: serious, sexual, touching, realistic, emotional, uplifting, sentimental
Plot: young lovers, love triangle, romance, countryside, siblings relations, teenage love, family business, teenage life, coming of age, family life, betrayal, friendship, love and romance, youth, couples, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, friends, brother brother relationship, adolescent boy, fishing village, female antagonist, dock, absent mother, body painting, aunt nephew relationship, child protagonist, haircut, rabbit, white rabbit, rowboat, tourist, sibling rivalry, race track, tutor, 15 year old, teenage protagonist, dublin ireland, breakfast in bed, lobster, irish, motorcycle, hammock, potato, catholic, religion, christian, lake, arson
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, africa, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
 6.5
 1K
Glue
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, best friends, desert, buddies, gays and lesbians, small town, suburbs, innocence lost, looking for sex, parents and children, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, coming out, suburban life, teenage life, becoming an adult, first time, puberty, riding a bicycle, divorce, twentysomething life, kids in trouble, gender, friends, youth, music band, small town life, love and romance, couples, family relations, out of the way, experimenting, lifestyle, dental braces, french kiss, hair pulling, overheard conversation, happy birthday to you, abandoned building, girl fight, dance club, gay latino, slingshot, menage a trois, stoned, sex in a bathroom, peer pressure, flamingo, looking at self in mirror, climbing out a window
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
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The History Boys
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Style: clever, witty, intellectual, semi serious, realistic, captivating, talky, sexual, reflective, stylized, inspirational, melancholic, touching, philosophical, earnest
Plot: gay, coming of age, boarding school, high school, friendship, teachers and students, school, teacher, homosexuality, dedicated educator, literature, adolescence, loneliness, mentor, british, poetry, high school life, youth, power relations, coming-of-age, dialogue, boys' school, exam, oxford, education, student, friends, innocence lost, unlikely friendships, boarding school life, teenage life, catastrophe, childhood, adaptation, becoming an adult, scholarship, life philosophy, relationships, writers, runaway, storytelling, obsession, creativity, sexual abuse, pornography, art, stereotypes, idealism, brutality, fantasy world
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s, renaissance, year 1983
Place: england, europe, london, yorkshire, northern england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
 6.9
 287
A Love Divided
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Style: thought provoking, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: clergy, betrayal, romance, school, idealism, village, forbidden love, church, love affair, farm, ocean or sea, parents and children, political unrest, small town life, small town, social decay, village life, religions or cults, fighting the system, politics, kidnapping, love and romance, society, state affairs, family relations, life is a bitch, tragic hero, young lovers, manipulations, survival, rebelliousness, couple relations, dishonesty, heroes, hopes, rebellion, social relations, cycling, iron curtain, mixed marriage, suicide by drowning, memorial, plow, protestant, horse and cart, boycott, carrot, communist, shame, cardinal the priest
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, ireland, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   48%
 
Lost and Delirious
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Style: touching, serious, gloomy, sincere, realistic, erotic, intense, melancholic, heartbreaking, atmospheric, sexy, sexual, emotional, dramatic, bad ending, psychological, art house, interesting, dark, depressing, sad
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, lesbian, love, romance, friendship, school, sex, obsession, betrayal, poetry, depression, relationships, adoption, runaway, love story, mental illness, nudity (topless - notable), gay, gays and lesbians, women, adolescence, love affair, teenage love, loneliness, tragedy, secrets, sexuality, pornography, mentor, boarding school life, beautiful scenery, unfulfilled love, dialogue, homosexuality, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, male nudity, revenge, storytelling, culture clash, manipulation, passion, party, roommate, secret, teenage life, stereotypes, adaptation, cross dressing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
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Head On
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Style: sincere, serious, sexual, touching, realistic, bleak, brutal, melancholic, erotic, depressing, sexy, intense, disturbing, heartbreaking, sad, dark, harsh
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, homosexuality, drug abuse, drugs, brutality, sexuality, drinking, male nudity, lesbian, coming of age, cross dressing, violence, drug addiction, death, sex, family life, pornography, relationships, women, gays and lesbians, addiction, stereotypes, friendship, human nature, sexualized violence, loneliness, violent, sexual relations, dysfunctional family, sexual abuse, bisexuality, life philosophy, gender, adaptation, nudity (full frontal - brief), life is a bitch, sarcasm, child abuse, dialogue, australian, friends, blood, kick-butt women, stylish, love and romance, coming out, writers, mentor, dark hero, racism
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: talky, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, emotional, witty, tense, biting, uplifting, touching, sweet, earnest, sexy, lyrical, melancholic, interesting, cynical, intellectual
Plot: school, fascism, boarding school, teacher, innocence lost, coming of age, adolescence, dedicated educator, mentor, women, runaway, against the rules, moral ambiguity, surveillance, british, idealism, childhood, love, unlikely friendships, relationships, political, friendship, love affair, art, culture clash, teachers and students, assassination, drinking, boarding school life, spanish civil war, fighting the system, obsession, dreams, eccentricity, catastrophe, society, character study, pornography, youth, loneliness, dialogue, power relations, chess, murder, gunfight, secrets, life, adaptation, feminism, complex characters
Time: 1930s, 20s, 30s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, new jersey, spain, california, edinburgh scotland
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The Merchant of Venice
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Italy, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Style: clever, tense, serious, sincere, realistic, dramatic, melancholic, gloomy, talky, thought provoking, witty, interesting, earnest, disturbing, light, sexy, compassionate, romantic, stylized, breathtaking
Plot: shakespeare, vengeance, prejudice, jewish, courtroom, revenge, uninhibited rivalry, jews, adaptation, betrayal, greed, tragedy, friendship, cross dressing, period piece, urban, nudity (topless - notable), culture clash, corruption, court, segregation, social decay, literature, judaism, life is a bitch, secrets, dialogue, runaway, friends, racism, meat, loan, love and romance, manipulation, rivalry, catastrophe, society, justice, mentor, youth, storytelling, obsession, politics, farce, young lovers, moral ambiguity, injustice, falling in love, ship, money
Time: 16th century, 1930s, 18th century, renaissance
Place: venice, europe, england, italy
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To Our Loves
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, sexual, realistic, psychological
Plot: self discovery, coming of age, looking for sex, teenage life, infidelity, love and romance, society, youth, couples, family problems, family relations, love, juvenile delinquency, downfall, human nature, introspection, parents and children, sexual relations, family in crisis, promiscuity, man hits a woman, sexual promiscuity, multiple lovers, female nudity, nude model, art class, promiscuous daughter, loveless marriage, teenage sex, yelling, suicidal, 16 year old, boat, brother sister relationship, dysfunctional family, fight, beating, teenage girl, jealousy, extramarital affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bare breasts, drunkenness, cigarette smoking, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, crying, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship
Time: 80s
Place: europe, paris france
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